Greek Weird Wave; Or, on How to Do a Cinema of Biopolitics

  title={Greek Weird Wave; Or, on How to Do a Cinema of Biopolitics},
  author={Dimitris Papanikolaou},
This chapter focuses on a specific type of recent filmmaking using the concept of biopolitics as its main analytical tool. There is, Papanikolaou argues, a “Cinema of Biopolitics” that reflects on how systems of power manage groups of people (from a family to a population) and the bodies of individuals. It is a cinema equally sensitive to forms of response, to noise, unease, and subversion. In order to speak about what is certainly a much larger trend in contemporary world cinema, this chapter… 
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